Home Page: CSCI 6331/4331  Cryptography  Spring 2014  The George Washington University  Vora
Instructor: Poorvi Vora, 714 Philips Hall.
Grader: Gongbo Wang (The grader will only be available on Piazza, and not in person)
Text:
Douglas Stinson,
"Cryptography: Theory and Practice",
We will be using Piazza for this class. Resources  such as class slides  will be posted on Piazza. The instructor and TA will answer questions through Piazza.
Course Content: Classical ciphers and cryptanalysis, Shannon's perfect secrecy, Feistel ciphers and DES, SPN's and AES, linear and differential cryptanalysis, publickey crypto (RSA, Discrete Log), secure hash, elliptic curves.
Prerequisites: Discrete Mathematics, some basic complexity theory
Grading: For 6331: TBD. For 4331: TBD
6331 and 4331 will be graded separately. If you are an undergrad, please consult your adviser before choosing to take 6331; graduate credit for 6331 is not automatic for undergrads, but all those enrolled in 6331 will be graded together.
Planned Schedule
